formyl

noun for·myl \ ˈfȯr-ˌmil \

Definition of formyl

: the radical HCO− of formic acid that is also characteristic of aldehydes

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formyl

noun for·myl \ ˈfȯr-ˌmil \

medical Definition of formyl

: the radical HCO− of formic acid that is also characteristic of aldehydes

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